Making Strides in 2022 💥

2022 was a busy year at the Octavia Project! Our Summer Institute returned to in-person, we grew our Summer Camp, and we added programs to better support our alumni. Before the year ends, we want to pause, reflect, and thank all of you who make the Octavia Project possible—our participants and their families, our teachers, volunteers, and supporters. As a small … Continue reading Making Strides in 2022 💥

We’re obsessed! Octavia Project Zine Vol. 3 📖

It's finally here! We're delighted to share with you volume three of the Octavia Project Zine, Positive Obsessions 2022. This year's zine is a compelling collection of digital artwork, poetry, paintings, games, comics, and more from our incredible Octavia Project Summer Institute Class of 2022. The pieces in this collection deal with belonging, inequity, love, … Continue reading We’re obsessed! Octavia Project Zine Vol. 3 📖

A celebration of art, writing, tech & imagination 🎉

That’s a wrap on another spectacular summer! Our Summer Institute concluded this month with a vibrant celebration of art, writing, tech, and imagination, marking our first in-person Summer Showcase since 2019! Read on for highlights from the event. After a rundown of the many varied workshops and projects from this summer, Institute lead teachers Natyna Bean Osborne and … Continue reading A celebration of art, writing, tech & imagination 🎉

Exploring NYC—past, present & future 🌆

The Octavia Project’s summer programs are going strong! See below for details, and don’t forget to follow along on Instagram for all the latest happenings.It was a very busy week for the Institute! They had their first app lab day, learning how to design and build applications through They also took their first field trip, and traveled to the Weeksville … Continue reading Exploring NYC—past, present & future 🌆